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Memorial Day Weekend full of activities
Liberty Theatre presents 'Tribute to Veterans' this weekend
30 solar eclipse campsites sell for $60,000 in auction
The do's and don'ts of Oregon trail use
Local ATV experts offer safety tips
Family pug chases off home invaders
Three rescued after yacht collides with whale
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A typical day in Bandon, photo by Fred G



Boardwalk Art, 2016, Theme: A Slice of Life

A puzzle from Mongo's collection

Bandon photo (Bullards perch) submitted by James P

Photo (found at Floras Lake) submitted by Liz

Bandon photo submitted by Bob A

Coquille Valley photo submitted by Brian H

The Velvet Underground - 'After Hours'

'Napping on the job'

The Ventures: 'Psychedelic Venture'

Bebe Bardot
'When I'm With My Girl' by Bebe Bardot

Ask Doctor Mongo, Marriage Counselor
doctor mongo
Dear Doctor Mongo: I woke up early yesterday morning, and made the coffee. When my wife woke up I said, "Would you like some coffee, Honey?" She said "Shut up jerk!" Should I dump her?

Doctor Mongo: No. That's normal behavior in most relationships.

Blue Margaritas at Rancho Viejo

The beach & coastline north of Bandon

joke of the day
Men 1845: I just killed a buffalo.
Men 1952: I just fixed the roof.
Men 2017: I just shaved my legs.

From the archives

mongo and minga

Future events
May 24,31 Coos Bay Farmers Market
May 25, Bandon Showcase presents 'Mike Strickland, Pianist' at the Sprague
May 25, Planning Commission Meeting
May 26,27 Old Town Marketplace Farmers Market
May 26-28, 'Tribute to Veterans' USO-style show at Liberty Theatre, North Bend
May 27, 'Fermentation Day' at Coos History Museum, Coos Bay
May 27-28, 'Rock the Chetco' in Brookings
May 26-29, Labyrinth in the sand at Face Rock Beach
May 26-30, Rockaway Beach Kite Festival
May 27, 'Kayaking the Estuary', South Slough
May 27, Saturday Farmers Market in Port Orford
May 27, Coast Guard free Vessel Safety Checks in Bandon
May 27, Marine Swap Meet on the Boardwalk
May 27, Blessing of the Fleet at the Bandon Boat Ramp
May 27, 'Kid's Night Penny Gold Rush' at Coos Bay Speedway
May 27-28, 6th Annual BBQ, Blues & Brews on the Bay at The Mill Casino
May 27-Sep 10, Port of Bandon Boardwalk Art Show, "Blossoms, Butterflies and Bees"
May 28, Langlois Hotel Sunday Farmers Market
May 29, Blessing of the Fleet in Charleston
May 30, Annual meeting for Bandon Library Friends and Foundation
June 01-04, Festival of Sail (tall ships) in Coos Bay
June 02, Coos Bay 'First Friday' Wine Walk
June 03, Jennifer Ewing's 'Perennial Plant Care' at the Youth Center
June 03, Hanging Rock and Panther Ridge hike with South Coast Striders
June 03, 'Family Health Day' in Bandon City Park
June 03, 'Gay 90's Celebration' in Coquille
June 03, State Parks Day, free parking at Shore Acres
June 03,04,Nov 25,26,Dec 31,Jan 01: Free fishing days, entire state of Oregon
June 03,17,24,25 Sawdust Theatre, 'The Perilous Passing of Prudence Proudwell'
June 05, Brush & yard debris pick up
June 07-11, Pistol River Wave Bash at Pistol River State Park or Gold Beach
June 10, Cape Arago hike with South Coast Striders
June 12, Movie in the Bandon Library...'Destry Rides Again'...1939
June 15-18, Oregon Divisional Chainsaw Carving Championships in Reedsport
June 16-17, Lakeside Brewfest
June 17, Tour de Fronds cycling event, Powers
June 18, Rose Sunday - Fatherís Day at Shore Acres
June 19, Book Club Night: 'A Study in Scarlet' by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle at the library
July 01-02, 'Dog Days of Summer' Brew Fest in Brookings
July 01,08,09,15,22,29 Sawdust Theatre, 'The Perilous Passing of Prudence Proudwell'
July 04, Bandon's citywide 4th of July celebrations
July 10, Classic Film Night at the library: 'Love in the Afternoon', 1957
July 13-15, Summer Fun Book Sale at the Bandon Library
July 14-16, Southern Oregon Kite Festival in Brookings
July 26-30, 'Dunefest' at Winchester Bay
Aug 04-05, 'Monster Truck Insanity Tour' at Coos Bay Speedway
Aug 04,05,12,19,26 Sawdust Theatre, 'The Perilous Passing of Prudence Proudwell'
Aug 10-13,17-20,24-27, 'Wizard of Oz' at the Sprague
Aug 11-13, 'Pirates Of The Pacific Festival' in Brookings
Aug 18-21, Oregon SolarFest in Madras
Aug 19, Bonsai Day at Shore Acres
Sep 01-02 Sawdust Theatre, 'The Perilous Passing of Prudence Proudwell'
Sep 08, Bandon Cranberry Queen Coronation at the Sprague
Sep 09, Gold Beach Brew & Art Festival
Sep 23, Dahlia Day at Shore Acres
Sep 24, 'Travis Pastrana's Nitro Circus Live' in Medford
Oct 27,28,29,Nov 03,04,05 'The Audition' at the Sprague
Nov 23-Dec 31, Christmas lights at Shore Acres

Mongo: "Have a great day."

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